Amazon CEO Dave Clark steps down after 23 years


San Francisco, June 4 (IANS): Amazon has announced that Dave Clark, its CEO of the global consumer business, is leaving the company after 23 years.

Clark played a key role in developing Amazon’s expansive and fast-paced supply chain.

“After 23 years at Amazon, Dave Clark has decided to leave the company to pursue other opportunities. His last day in office will be July 1,” Amazon CEO Andy Jassy said in a statement on Friday. communicated.

The company also said the move in a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Clark will resign to “pursue other opportunities.”

Clarsk joined Amazon’s Operations Pathways program in May 1999 – just a day after graduating from an MBA – and helped the company develop and scale consumer operations.

“He led teams that designed multiple generations of FCs, built Amazon’s transportation network from the ground up, and developed significant talent across the organization,” Jassy said.

Clark said 23 years ago he took what felt like a big personal gamble when he joined Amazon after grad school.

“We were a small company with only six fulfillment centers that year, but growing rapidly. I was attracted to the opportunity at Amazon because of the people I met when I came to Seattle,” did he declare.

“We have a great leadership team across the Consumer business that is ready to take on more as the business evolves beyond the customer experience challenges we faced during the coronavirus pandemic. COVID-19,” he added.

Clark oversaw the online stores, brick-and-mortar stores, third-party sellers marketplace, and Amazon Prime subscription business.


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